Not a Good Week for the Virtual Worlds Space

Kapp Notes

First, Metaplace announced it will be closing its virtual doors on January 1, 2010 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. This was one of the alternatives I listed for something other than Second Life in my Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again) I described Metaplace as: Is a Flash-based virtual world platform that allows players to buy and sell items, own property and play online games. It is inevitable that the 3D Virtual World space will have acquisitions, mergers and failures.

VILT Case Study: There Was Little Choice About Going To Virtual Training

Dan Keckan

Discover how the Director of an online learning company made the decision to switch to VILT and what she forecasts for the future of learning and development in a post-pandemic world.

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Independent Software Vendors and E-learning Companies: An Alliance That Spells Success

G-Cube

With the tremendous growth in the world of Information Technology, there are innumerable players in the industry – big as well as small. IT companies develop alliances and partnerships as strategic moves to gain a number of business advantages in the industry. • It also gives them the innovation edge, where they can learn from their partners and their products to provide their clients with higher satisfaction. Till then, let the learning continue!

The Extensive World of E-Learning- The World Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Dynamic Pixel

Today the world of E-learning is progressing at a fast pace. The term E-learning courses can be defined as a package that encompasses the electronic ways that are incorporated to access education. Evolution of E-learning.

Top 10 virtual training platforms

Ed App

Virtual training has become an essential part of today’s learning landscape. Recent technologies have enabled us to make remote learning more engaging than ever. In this article, we will take a look at 10 of the top virtual training platforms out there.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Small Basket of Virtual World Items

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here? Main | Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser » February 28, 2008 Small Basket of Virtual World Items Still playing a bit of catch up from GDC and I have some interesting virtual world notes.

Virtual (Learning) Reality

CLO Magazine

In-person learning should remain a significant part of any development program, but virtual learning is slowly becoming the new normal. The challenges faced by learning and development leaders have never been more complex. Virtual learning may help in combating these challenges. With virtual learning, content can be consumed anywhere, any time and on any device. Online learning, to a large extent, is slowly becoming the new normal.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The evidence is undeniable, and yet companies continue to scrimp.

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Designer of the Year shares insights on 360° video and VR

Sponge UK

NEWS: Award-winning designer, Kate Nicholls will be sharing the findings of a year-long project on the learning applications of interactive 360° video and virtual reality (VR) at Europe’s biggest learning technologies event. Head of Learning Innovation at leading learning company, Sponge UK , Kate Nicholls is delivering a seminar at Learning Technologies 2017 (London Olympia, February 1-2) about her exploratory work with immersive technologies.

Medical animation videos are enlightening and empowering! Know how?? 

Creativ Technologies

All over the world, doctors are reliant on modern-day technologies now. The learners are taken to a completely immersive world with no grasp over reality through this technology. They benefit from storytelling, which is an intrinsic concept in the e-learning videos.

What are the benefits of Training Process Outsourcing?

Infopro Learning

This past year, there has been a significant shift in the world of learning and development. As a result of a growing demand for high-quality digital learning content, many enterprise organizations have turned to outsourcing to streamline the L&D process.

OpenSesame named 2020 “Overall eLearning Company of the Year”

OpenSesame

The EdTech Breakthrough Awards honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work, and success in a range of educational technology categories, including Student Engagement, School Administration, Adaptive Learning, STEM Education, e-Learning, Career Preparation, and many more.

Performance Consulting or Staffing Solutions: How to drive maximum L&D benefits?

Infopro Learning

The pandemic has caused shifts in many industries as well as the world of L&D. We will share the details of both these services, their benefits, and the top signs that they are the right fit for your company. The modern business world is always training.

10 Best eLearning Development Companies

ProProfs

Top eLearning companies provide great service to training companies, enterprises, and training managers with their eLearning development solutions. learning management systems. A Quick Comparison Table of the 10 Best eLearning Companies. Learning & Performance Support.

OpenSesame adds new global publisher partnerships, further expanding OpenSesame Plus subscription variety

OpenSesame

With this announcement, OpenSesame is further diversifying its product offerings to ensure employees in all roles, locations, and industry verticals have equitable access to learning. . To learn more about OpenSesame, visit www.opensesame.com.

Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

Meridian

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. Calculated Success: How the Society of Actuaries Delivers Learner Value” is a complimentary virtual event scheduled for Thursday, June 24th at 11:00am EDT. To learn more, visit [link].

Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

Meridian

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. Calculated Success: How the Society of Actuaries Delivers Learner Value” is a complimentary virtual event scheduled for Thursday, June 24th at 11:00am EDT. To learn more, visit [link].

OpenSesame announces exclusive partnership with New York innovation consultancy FutureThink

OpenSesame

Global organizations can now access FutureThink’s micro-learning modules in 7 languages from OpenSesame. Employees today are time-starved and need to get things done quickly, so their learning has to be accelerated and actionable,” said Lisa Bodell, CEO of FutureThink. .

Why are training videos indispensable for learning now? 

Creativ Technologies

Companies use videos because, through them, they can track whether a learner has watched the video or not. But companies have so many options before them, they get often confused about which one to use. It’s up to the companies to decide which one to use.

How to make compliance training interesting for employees?

Creativ Technologies

For example, when a company wants to restrict the data theft, it should be explained, that if employees don’t put a laptop lock i.e. Username and password, they would be fined. After all, any guest can access the company assets and it becomes tough to track unrecorded entries.

The 34 forms of digital learning and how to make the right choice

anewspring

The 34 forms of digital learning. Did you know that there are 34 forms of digital learning? After watching the webinar recording, you might know all about the different forms of digital learning and want to start creating blended learning. The toolbox of learning forms.

Best Workplace Blended Learning Providers

Roundtable Learning

If you are building a corporate training program for your employees, you’ll want to explore all of the strategies and modalities available to you, including the ultimate of all worlds: Blended Learning Programs. Read More: Why You Should Consider A Blended Learning Program.

Why is Onboarding Important for Your Organization?

Roundtable Learning

Onboarding is important to bring your new employee up to speed with the company, the team, and their projects — organizations with a standard onboarding process experience 54% greater new hire productivity. Meeting with subject matter experts to learn company products/services.

Best Workplace Augmented Reality Providers

Roundtable Learning

It’s common for learning and development professionals to ask us this question: “ If we don’t use Roundtable Learning, who would you recommend? At Roundtable Learning, we believe in honesty and transparency when it comes to interacting with our current and potential customers.

10 Myths About Professional Training

Your Training Edge

Myth #1: “Only large-scale companies have access to training.” ” Flexible options like e-learning and in-house training make it easier for small businesses to skill-up without taking too much time away from the office. They realize that someone who has taken a course, or better yet, taken a course and earned a certificate on the subject has learned these skills to a particular standard. 67% of people now use mobile devices to access learning.

Knowledge is Hope: Training in Times of Change & Challenge

Litmos

In the world of corporate learning, companies are hurrying to implement a better LMS and find ready-to-go video content that takes the place of onsite training classes. And in the learning world, we can continue to support people with knowledge that enriches their lives.

Mobile Learning: 5 Advantages for Your Business

Time to Know

Mobile learning is a game-changer in the world of corporate training. It is difficult to imagine a world without mobile. With more than five billion people around the world using mobile devices – owning a phone, laptop or tablet is not only a privilege anymore, but a necessity! The Benefits of Mobile Learning: 1. Mobile Learning is designed to be on the move. Greater Collaborative Learning. Mobile learning is still young.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

PT: How to Transform Face-to-Face Training Toward Impactful Digital Training (Free for ATD members) In a new working environment, where face-to-face training has had to be abandoned, many companies are looking for online training alternatives that deliver similar results.

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Learntrends: Convergence in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the first LearnTrends session, Introduction: Convergence in Learning , with George Siemens , Tony Karrer , and Jay Cross. E-learning is 10 years old. Showed a graphic of e-learning companies that existed in 2000, then who’s still left now. Future: Learning and work will be the same thing. Social learning. We used to focus on novices, so lots of formal learning. When work and learning are inseparable?

What makes audiolearning an effective learning tool!

Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy has partnered with Bookboon , the world‘s leading publisher of ebooks and audio learning for professionals. That’s why audio formats are now to be part of digital learning catalogues and offers! Can you give us a quick introduction to Bookboon Learning? .

A youtuber joins our exclusive list of premium publishers!

Coorpacademy

Indeed, as Arnauld Mitre, co-founder of Coorpacademy, explained back in May 2020 , “one of the big problems with the learning and training industry, which is a content industry, is thinking that content that has the same name as another is worth the same.” Learn Assembly.

Cornerstone vs Canvas: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Getting the best learning management system is essential in fulfilling business needs. Be it Cornerstone or Canvas, LMSs allow the company or organization to easily generate training reports on an overall or user/student level basis. Introduction.

Cornerstone vs Canvas: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Getting the best learning management system is essential in fulfilling business needs. Be it Cornerstone or Canvas, LMSs allow the company or organization to easily generate training reports on an overall or user/student level basis. Introduction.

Why is it important to assess your skills and to continuously learn

Coorpacademy

We can finally show people the art of learning for and by themselves […]. These means of learning, which in a wider education one acquires by habit alone, must be directly taught in an instruction limited to a shorter time, and to a small number of lessons.”

Best Workplace eLearning Providers

Roundtable Learning

It’s common for learning and development professionals to ask us this question: “ If we don’t use Roundtable Learning, who would you recommend? At Roundtable Learning, we believe in honesty and transparency when it comes to interacting with our current and potential customers.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Microlearning is less about short attention spans than it is making sure that every minute in learning is productive and useful. We see a trend to design and deliver training apps for smaller, mobile devices as a compliment to primary learning activities.

Mobile Learning: 5 Advantages for Your Business

Time to Know

Mobile learning is a game-changer in the world of corporate training. It is difficult to imagine a world without mobile. With more than five billion people around the world using mobile devices – owning a phone, laptop or tablet is not only a privilege anymore, but a necessity! The Benefits of Mobile Learning: 1. Mobile Learning is designed to be on the move. Greater Collaborative Learning. Mobile learning is still young.

PlatCore’s Top 5 Moments of 5 Years

PlatCore

As an enterprise learning company, we’ve had successes, challenges, and giant learning along the way. Watch the Top 5 moments that helped build the company we are today: Read the whole story: Moment #1: CreatorCon 2017. Nothing in a company happens without people.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

What is the best learning platform for a commercial training provider? As a learning technology analyst and consultant, I’ve been asked that question more than a few times. Should Training Companies Use an LMS Designed for Employee Development? With so many employee-oriented learning management systems on the market today, it might be tempting to choose a well-known workforce development or compliance LMS, but that would probably be a mistake.

The Future of the LMS

Gyrus

Cars are beginning to drive themselves, and augmented reality and viable virtual reality is beginning to make its way into our lives. The future is bright and full of potential technical advancement, included somewhere within that progression is a small segment for Learning Management Systems and how they are already trending towards something completely different. In the Learning and Development world training has migrated from solely instructional and self-taught.